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Sound Advice: Seratones with Orchards

Friday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Meeting through musical peers in different projects, the group members started out as friends, attending Punk shows together in Shreveport.   

Sound Advice: Whitey Morgan and the 78’s with Cody Jinks

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Well, looky here. The CMA Awards derned got turnt around this past November when the corporate Bro-Country boys and girls got to sit in their chairs and watch a true Honky Tonk hero, Chris Stapleton, win three top honors.   

Sound Advice: Diane Coffee with PRIM

Wednesday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Like Fleet Foxes drummer J. Tillman, Foxygen drummer Shaun Fleming surprised a lot of people when his impressive solo material came to wider attention.   

Sound Advice: Nick Moss Band at Winter Blues Fest

Friday • The Phoenix

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
If you happen to be born in Chicago, the Blues is in your DNA like the genes that determine your hair and eye color. Such is the case with guitarist/vocalist Nick Moss.   

Sound Advice: Carolyn Wonderland at Winter Blues Fest

Saturday • The Phoenix

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
This fiery Austin-based redhead can rip the Blues on the six-string, and I mean hard-as-hell lead licks and everything that goes with it.  

Sound Advice: Marianas Trench with Secret Someones and Mainland

Tuesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Frontman Josh Ramsay envisioned a Pop/Rock concept piece that bowed in the direction of ’80s coming-of-age fantasy/adventure films, particularly The Goonies.  

Sound Advice: Jake Shimabukuro

Friday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The ukulele — that small, stringed instrument with a light and pretty tone — has seen a resurgence in recent years and is being played by musicians in many different genres.  

Sound Advice: Keeps with The Yugos and Orchards

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
If you thought “Nashville” and “Stoner Rock” were the most incongruous words to show up in the same sentence, replace the latter with “Dream Pop” and prepare to have your mind blown by the two-man-with-help Psychedelic Indie Rock orchestra known as Keeps.
  

Sound Advice: Scott H. Biram with Strahan & The Good Neighbors

Sunday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Scott H. Biram is an acclaimed singer/songwriter who performs unaccompanied. But those going to his show expecting to see a laidback, unplugged troubadour are in for a rude (and often rowdy) awakening.
  

Sound Advice: Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies

Monday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
It’s not much of a stretch to claim that the current crop of sea-shanty Celtic/Folk Rock floor-stompers couldn’t have risen to the heights they’ve achieved without those boards first being softened by Great Big Sea.  

Sound Advice: Steve Forbert

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
It’s been 40 years since Steve Forbert lost his job as a truck driver in his hometown of Meridian, Miss., and blew into New York City with an ass-pocket full of Folk/Rock songs and a dream to make a living from them.  

Sound Advice: Luke Wade

Friday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
 Unlike a lot of contestants on The Voice, NBC’s vocal talent show, Luke Wade wasn’t looking to get a record deal out of the experience.   

Sound Advice: X_X with Obnox and All-Seeing Eyes

Saturday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
If you draw a blank at the mention of the Cleveland Art-Experimental-Noise-Proto-Punk band X_X, that’s what its founder, John D. Morton, wants.  

Sound Advice: Those Darlins

Tuesday • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The latest Those Darlins tour should have been the celebratory launch of the band’s 10th anniversary, but this circuit will be Those Darlins’ victory lap before dismantling one of the best bands to come out of Nashville, Tenn., in the last quarter century.  

Sound Advice: Anna Nalick with Kathryn Dean

Thursday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
In 2005, Anna Nalick was poised to take her rightful place within the rich tradition of emotion-laden X-chromosome Pop Rock balladeers.